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“I just learned of his passing!!! I would loved to be there for the services tom!! but sadly I cant I am working in Colorado!! I just want the family...Read More ยป
1 of 4 | Posted by: kelley "fenton"Twilley - hardy, AR

“So sorry for your loss, my your memories bring you confort at this time ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Jo Ann Laurson - Centerville, IA

“You will be missed and always know that Abbie says..."I got your back baby..(with a wink, and a thumbs up)!!!!! ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Carrie - Drakesville, IA - Neice

“Dennie and Charlotte - Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Larry and Elaine Abel - Riceville, IA

Gary Dean Fenton, age 62 of 301 Maple St., Udell, Iowa passed away at the Bloomfield Care Center in Bloomfield, Iowa on June 17, 2012 at 11:50 PM following a lingering illness.

Gary resided in Sterling, Colorado for many years working on energy wind turbines. He later returned to his hometown to help his family.

Gary was born on March 4, 1950 in Appanoose County, the son of Kenneth and Maxine (Thomas) Fenton. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant son, Ronnie Dean.

Survivors include his lifetime partner, Sherry Schlesier; a daughter Kelly Jean of Hardy, Arkansas; five brothers and sisters, Gene (Diane) Fenton of Audubon, Iowa, Pat (Lonnie) Risher of Centerville, Iowa, Judy (Bill) Neal of Parkville, Missouri, Dennie (Charlotte) Fenton of Moulton, Iowa, and Kim Ferren of Dallas, Texas; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held 11 AM, Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Lange Funeral Home & Crematory in Centerville with Pastor Terry Thomas of Clearwater, Florida officiating. Burial will follow in the Brushy Cemetery near Plano, Iowa. A visitation will be held on Tuesday at the Lange Funeral Home from 1-8 PM, with the family present from 6-8. Memorials have been established to the American Diabetes Association and may be given to Lange Funeral Home & Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at